Easing the Toll of Sickle Cell Disease in Childbirth
Creating teams at a hospital in Ghana to treat pregnant women who have the disease reduced their death rates by almost 90 percent.
The End for Ghana’s ‘Power-Cut’ President
Fed up with frequent rolling blackouts, voters punished the ruling party. The new government won’t find it easy to fix the problem.
With Election Defeat, Ghana’s President Becomes Casualty of Faltering Economy
President John Mahama was beaten by Nana Akufo-Addo, a lawyer and former foreign minister who rode a wave of discontent over the country’s plummeting growth rate.
Ghana Presidential Vote Hinges on Economic Perceptions
President John Mahama is emphasizing infrastructure projects ahead of the Wednesday vote. His opponent, Nana Akufo-Addo, says he can kick-start the economy.
Ghana’s President and Opponent Campaign
President John Mahama of Ghana pledged on Monday to continued infrastructure investment at a final election rally. His opponent, Nana Akufo-Addo, called Mr. Mahama “a threat to the future of our country.”
Seeking Climate Change Clues in Old Pollen and Mammoth Dung
A talented young scientist explains how old mammoth dung and pollen grains help climate scientists.
As a Heat Wave Builds, Obama Wisely Presses for Community Cohesion
With a heat wave building, President Obama uses Twitter to press communities to check for vulnerable neighbors.
Africa’s Capital of Cool
With its thriving contemporary art and nightlife scenes, the Ghanaian city of Accra has become a cosmopolitan hot spot. Here’s what to do there.
Rhodes Scholarship Program to Expand
The expansion, which will open the program to students from nine countries and territories, comes as Cecil Rhodes’s legacy faces withering scrutiny.
Ebola Training in Guinea
With eight deaths in March, health care providers prepare to avert the next epidemic.
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